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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

KEY TO SELECTED PYRALOIDEA (LEPIDOPTERA)
LARVAE INTERCEPTED AT U. S. PORTS OF ENTRY
Couplet 45
D1 and D2 on mesothorax on the same sclerotized pinaculum (Fig. 89)
..................................................................................................................Spoladea recurvalis Fabricius


Distribution: cosmopolitan, adventive in Hawaii

Hosts: 2006: Amaranthus sp., Apium graveolens, Atriplex sp., Beta vulgaris, Spermacoce sp., Bougainvillea sp., Brassica sp., Carya illinoinensis, Celosia sp., Chenopodium sp., Chrysanthemum sp., Colocasia sp., Corchorus sp., Corchorus olitorius, Eryngium foetidum, Eupatorium sp., Hemigraphis alternata, Impatiens sp., Jatropha curcas, Lactuca sp., Mentha sp., Nomaphila sp., Ocimum basilicum, Petroselinum crispum, Phytolacca sp., Phytolacca americana, Polygonum perfoliatum, Porophyllum sp., Ruta sp., Salvia officinalis, Spinacia sp., Spinacia oleracea, Viburnum sp., Xanthosoma sp., Xanthosoma brasiliense, Xanthosoma hastifollium, Zea mays

pre-1998: Amaranthaceae, Areca palm, Asteraceae, beets ,Chenopodiaceae, soybean, Swiss chard

Note: see Allyson 1984
D1 and D2 on mesothorax on separate, unsclerotized pinacula..............................................46
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Last Modified: 3/25/2011
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